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Hitesburg News for July 17, 2014 / July 17, 2014

Sunday, call to worship was “Through It All” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. The Reverend Mike Riley read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “The Solid Rock.” The children’s sermon,which was lead by Linda Singer, was concerning finances. The children were each given part of an allowance, which is part for themselves and part for God. The fact of wealth being given by God and how we should use it wisely by not littering, recycling and various other ways was discussed. Miss Mia Medley ended the time with a prayer. Prayer time ended with a prayer from Dean Elliott. The Deacon of the Week is Johnny Szynklewski. Hymn was “In Times Like These.” Choir special was “Til the Storm Passes By.” Everyone fellowshipped with one another while Deborah Pulliam, pianist/organist, played a couple of verses. The Rev. Riley brought the sermon entitiled “Five Steps to Financial Freedom”-Part I. Scripture came from Luke 14:18-30, Proverbs 22:7, Hebrews 13:5, Phillipians 4:19 and Matthew 6:33. Hymn was “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus.” Visitors at HBC Sunday included a couple of people.

One day throughout the week, Abraham Tillotson visited Jimmy Sanford and Mary Holloway.

Last Wednesday, Norma Elliott went to be with the family of C.J. Phillips at their house. During the week, Mrs. Elliott visited some residents at the Woodview Nursing home. Monday, she went to see Hilda Nordenson.

Remember the sick, lost and those who have lost loved ones including the C.J. Phillips family and the Ed Collins family. Remember our great country, HBC, hospital and nursing home patients, the lost, people serving on mission, and each other as well. Also, remember our troops including Mariah Johns Adkins, Timmy Wilkinson, Brandon Barksdale, Jesse Lee Seamons, Jonathon Fisher, Jamie Epps and Dan Elliott; BIRTHDAYS: Andy Oliver, Annie Sue Overby, Jade Overby, Ronnie Pulliam, Melvin Bowen, Hollis Bowen, Tyler Newton, Tony Powell.

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